21 Best Father’s Day Crafts for Kids

Father's Day Crafts for kids

Father’s Day is sneaking up on us! Pair the love your kids have for crafts with the love they have for their dad with these 21 Father’s Day crafts for kids. Some of these crafts are instant–all you need is the free printable and some crayons! Others are a little more involved but we chose very easy Father’s Day craft ideas that you can do with kids.

Any of these crafts can be adapted for a grandfather, uncle, step-dad, or man who means the world to a child. It’s good to be sensitive to the different kinds of situations children live within.

21 Best Father’s Day Crafts for Kids

Hands-Down Best Dad Craft For Father’s Day

When you don’t have a lot of time, simply trace the child’s hand on this free printable for Father’s Day. Dads will love it! You’ll need the printable and crayons or markers. Easy!

Father's day crafts for kids best dad

Hand Tie

There aren’t any instructions with this craft, but who doesn’t love a great handprint craft for Dad? Looks like all you’ll need is paper, paint, googley eyes, and construction paper. Have fun with this Father’s Day craft for kids!

father's day crafts for kids hand tie

Salt Dough Handprint Ornament (Great for Father’s Day) 

These Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments can be easily made from things you have in your kitchen. And they’re a keeper! You’ll need flour, salt, warm water, and clear glaze finish or Mod Podge.

Father's Day crafts for Kids salt dough ornament

Tie Template for Father’s Day

Not every dad wears a tie to work but the tie has become an image of “Dad.” All you need is some paper, paint and this free tie template from The Best Ideas for Kids and you can turn it into the best handmade Father’s Day Card!

father's day crafts for kids tie craft

“My Dad Rocks” Sheet for Father’s Day

Not only is this fun to do with kids, but Dads will treasure forever the way their kids perceived them at this age with this free Father’s Day printable from churchleaders.com. Simply print the pdf and let kids color with crayons or markers. You may need to help kids fill in the blanks.

Father's day craft for kids my dad rocks


Father’s Day Key Chains

Here’s a practical gift that’ll fit in Dad’s pocket. And kids will enjoy making it! You’ll need alphabet beads, split rings, leather jewelry string, and optional decorative beads.

Father's day crafts for kids key chain

“Nuts About You” Frame for Father’s Day

Kids (and Dads) will love this super quick, easy, and inexpensive Father’s Day gift idea and kids craft! You’ll need an unfinished wood or MDF photo frame, acrylic craft paint or chalk paint, glue, vinyl decals or alphabet stickers, and assorted nuts.

Father's Day crafts for kids Nuts about You Dad

“I Love You to Pieces” Father’s Day Frame

Recycle old puzzle pieces for this cute craft for Father’s Day. You can also buy inexpensive puzzles at discount stores. You’ll also need heavy cardstock, glue, and a fine-lined permanent marker.

Father's day crafts for kids Love you to pieces

Galaxy Handprint Art 

This is such a cool craft for older kids to make for a Father’s Day craft for kids. Handprints and spray paint (acrylic)…it doesn’t get any better than that. You’ll need acrylic paints in various colors, spray or spritzer bottles, tape or poster putty, water, black construction paper, paper and pencil, scissors, and an optional white gel pen.

Father's day crafts for kids Galaxy ART

Candy Tie for Father’s Day

The candy-lover Dad will love this craft. And you’ll love the easy tutorial and free pdf download to pull off this Father’s Day craft for kids. You’ll need the printable on colored paper, scissors, 8 1/2X11 sheet protectors, a circle hand punch, scrappers floss midnight, a needle, and candies. This craft is complex.

Father's day crafts for kids Candy Tie Printable


Folding Stick Cards

Danielle’s Place has a helpful video tutorial to help you figure out how to make these Father’s Day crafts with kids. You’ll need ribbon or yarn, scissors, cardstock, Aleene’s Tacky Glue, an X-acto knife, markers and Jumbo Craft Sticks.

Father's Day crafts for kids Folding Craft Stick Cards

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Christine Yount Jones is Content Director for Outreach Media Group. She has published several books and hundreds of articles about ministry in the last three decades. Before his death in 2003, Michael Yount and Christine had three children. Now, she and her husband, Ray Jones, together have five grown kids.